The Top 4 Things You Need To Know

Ukraine has rejected a Russian deadline to surrender the port city of Mariupol.

Moscow called on Ukrainian forces to lay down their arms this morning, saying those who did so were guaranteed safe passage out of the city.

Meanwhile in the capital, Kyiv, at least four people have been killed in shelling.

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There’s concern short-term property lets are soaring ahead of long-term lets.

They’re being given to holidaymakers in both houses and apartments instead of tenants.

Multiple cases have been found throughout the country where landlords are leasing out potential long-term rental properties like houses and apartments – as short-term stays for holidaymakers, increasing their income significantly.

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450 thousand euro is being rolled out to support Travellers and Roma students in higher education.

The Further Education Minister Simon Harris has made the announcement of the funding through the Dormant Accounts Funds.

The aim is to ensure COVID-19 doesn’t widen the already significant gap in higher education between Travellers and the wider population.

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Down Syndrome Ireland has asked the public to wear their most colourful socks today to mark World Down Syndrome Day.

DSI members will be taking part in a flashmob in Trim Castle, County Meath, this afternoon.

The charity has also published a report highlighting the crisis in children’s disability services.


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